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Norbord reports rising EBITDA on higher European panel prices and N. American shipment volumes

Norbord Inc. reported Adjusted EBITDA of $211 million for the 3Q 2018 versus $200 million in the 3Q 2017 and [...]

US lumber prices rise slightly after weeks of decrease

Trading in framing lumber picked up, and firming prices sent signals that a bottom had been found. Not all traders [...]

STTC considers share of certified tropical wood in European market

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 26 September. The conference highlighted the [...]

Canfor curtails sawmill operations in BC; reduces production by 10%

Canfor Corporation will be curtailing sawmill operations in British Columbia (BC) during Q4 2018 due to log supply constraints, log [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices below last year

In October, prices for softwood lumber in Austria moved slightly below the previous year. A more pronounced downward trend was [...]

China: 2.5 billion m3 of stocking volume in planted forests

According to the eighth national inventory of forest resources, the area of national plantation was 69.33 million hectares accounting [...]

European softwood lumber exports to China fall by 25%

The European softwood lumber exports to China have decreased significantly during January-August 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

Global pulp industry experiencing drop in prices

In the 2Q/18, global fiber prices indices dropped for the first time in five quarters, mainly because of the [...]

Brazilian wood-based products on the rise in September

In September 2018 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 8.4% in value compared to [...]

SCA Wood inaugurates a new planing mill

SCA Wood inaugurated a new planing mill at its Tunadal location October 31, 2018. The investment accounted for SEK 80 [...]